Nargis Khatoon, 60, vividly remembers the day when the BJP cadres used "filthy" language to address her. It was that very moment she decided to vote for the AAP to keep "communal and caste-based" politics at bay in her Trilokpuri area that is still struggling to overcome the scars of the communal violence that broke out during Diwali last year.
Accusing BJP of razing slums, Aam Aadmi Party on Friday promised pucca houses for slum dwellers and freehold rights to the lease holders at affordable rates, as it presented its agenda for 15 lakh residents of 45 resettlement colonies in the national capital.
Senior BJP leader and former Trilokpuri MLA Sunil Vaid, who fell unconscious on stage while delivering his address during the rally of Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on December 8, passed away today at a private hospital here.
Delhi Police was thrown into a tizzy on Thursday evening when it received around a dozen calls about a brawl and stone-pelting in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, where communal clashes had erupted around the time of Diwali this year.
East Delhi's Trilokpuri on Tuesday set an example of communal harmony as Hindu volunteers came out to lead Muharram processions in the area which had witnessed violent clashes between two communities around the time of Diwali.
New Delhi: Delhi Police have deputed extra force to avoid any fresh violence as a group of over 30 Hindu volunteers are poised to lead Muharram processions in riot-hit Delhi's Trilokpuri on Tuesday while setting an example of communal amity.
Delhi Police commissioner, BS Bassi Monday appealed to the people to avoid spreading rumours during Muharram processions to be held in the city Nov 4, adding that strict actions would be taken against violators.
Days after Trilokpuri area witnessed communal clashes, tensions are simmering in Delhi's Bawana region where Hindu residents on Sunday took part in a a mahapanchayat demanding a bar on taziya procession to be held by Muslims on Muharram (November 04).
Even as East Delhi's Trilokpuri area is yet to return to normalcy, tensions surfaced in Outer Delhi's Bawana area where a 'Mahapanchayat' was organised on Sunday over the route of religious procession of a community.
A group of Jawaharlal University (JNU) students Saturday protested outside the Delhi Police headquarters alleging discrimination against the minority community in the communal violence that hit east Delhi`s Trilokpuri.
Eight days after an alleged fight between inebriated youngsters escalated into clashes, Trilokpuri largely offers a sight of reassurance with signs of normalcy, barring fleeting moments of disquiet and suspicion.